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  • Liminalities of Gender and Sexuality in Nineteenth-Century Iranian Photography

    Desirous Bodies

    By Staci Gem Scheiwiller

    Nineteenth-century Iran was an ocularcentered society predicated on visuality and what was seen and unseen, and photographs became liminal sites of desire that maneuvered "betwixt and between" various social spaces—public, private, seen, unseen, accessible, and forbidden—thus mapping, graphing, and…

    Hardback – 2016-12-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge History of Photography

  • James McNeill Whistler and France

    A Dialogue in Paint, Poetry, and Music

    By Suzanne M. Singletary

    James McNeil Whistler and France: A Dialogue in Paint, Poetry, and Music is the first full-length and in-depth study to position this painter within the overall trajectory of French modernism during the second half of the nineteenth century and to view the artist as integral to the aesthetic…

    Hardback – 2016-12-08 
    Routledge

  • A Surrealist Stratigraphy of Dorothea Tanning’s Chasm

    By Catriona McAra

    In A Surrealist Stratigraphy of Dorothea Tanning’s Chasm, Catriona McAra offers the first critical study of the literary work of the celebrated American surrealist painter and soft sculptor. McAra fills a major gap in the scholarship, repositioning Tanning’s writing at the centre of her entire…

    Hardback – 2016-11-30 
    Routledge
    Studies in Surrealism

  • Women Architects and Modernism in India

    Narratives and contemporary practices

    By Madhavi Desai

    Studies on architecture in South Asia continue to ignore women in canonical histories of the discipline. This book attempts to recover the stories of the women architects whose careers nearly parallel the development of modernism in colonial and postcolonial India. Writing their experiences into…

    Hardback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge India
    Visual and Media Histories

  • Routledge Handbook of Sustainability and Fashion

    Edited by Kate Fletcher, Mathilda Tham

    The clothing industry employs 25 million people globally contributing to many livelihoods and the prosperity of communities, to women’s independence, and the establishment of significant infrastructures in poorer countries. Yet the fashion industry is also a significant contributor to the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Gender and Early Modern Constructions of Childhood

    Edited by Naomi J. Miller, Naomi Yavneh

    Drawing on art history, literary studies and social history, the essays in this volume explore a range of intersections between gender and constructions of childhood in the 15th, 16th and 17th centuries in Italy, England, France and Spain. The essays are grouped around the themes of celebration…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge
    Women and Gender in the Early Modern World

  • Women and the Material Culture of Death

    Edited by Maureen Daly Goggin, Beth Fowkes Tobin

    Examining the compelling and often poignant connection between women and the material culture of death, this collection focuses on the objects women make, the images they keep, the practices they use or are responsible for, and the places they inhabit and construct through ritual and custom. Women’…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge

  • The Early Modern Italian Domestic Interior, 1400–1700

    Objects, Spaces, Domesticities

    Edited by Erin J. Campbell, Stephanie R. Miller, Elizabeth Carroll Consavari

    Emphasizing on the one hand the reconstruction of the material culture of specific residences, and on the other, the way in which particular domestic objects reflect, shape, and mediate family values and relationships within the home, this volume offers a distinct contribution to research on the…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge
    Visual Culture in Early Modernity

  • Eros and Sexuality in Islamic Art

    Edited by Francesca Leoni, Mika Natif

    Dedicated to the topics of eroticism and sexuality in the visual production of the medieval and early modern Muslim world, this volume sheds light on the diverse socio-cultural milieus of erotic images, on the range of motivations that determined their production, and on the responses generated by…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Re-framing Representations of Women

    Figuring, Fashioning, Portraiting and Telling in the 'Picturing' Women Project

    Edited by Susan Shifrin

    Crossing disciplinary and chronological boundaries, this volume integrates text and image, essays and object pages to explore the processes inherent in gender representation, rather than resituating women in particular categories or spheres as other scholarly publications and exhibitions have done.…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Architects, Angels, Activists and the City of Bath, 1765–1965

    Engaging with Women's Spatial Interventions in Buildings and Landscape

    By Cynthia Imogen Hammond

    A unique contribution to the architectural and social history of Bath, Architects, Angels, Activists and the City of Bath, 1765-1965: Engaging with Women's Spatial Interventions in Buildings and Landscape approaches the past with the methods of the architectural historian and the site-specific…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Francesca Woodman and the Kantian Sublime

    By Claire Raymond

    In her feminist inquiry into aesthetics and the sublime, Claire Raymond reinterprets the work of the American photographer Francesca Woodman (1958-1981). Placing Woodman in a lineage of women artists beginning with nineteenth-century photographers Julia Margaret Cameron and Clementina, Viscountess…

    Paperback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge

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